As you might have heard, CNN was out with a story on Monday suggesting Rep. Tom Price, Donald Trump’s nominee to head Health and Human Services, bought stock in a medical device company weeks before then championing legislation that would help said company:

Except, that’s not exactly what happened according to Ellen Carmichael, who used to work for Rep. Price and is now the president of  The Lafayette Company.

First up, Price was allegedly not responsible for any of the trades in the “broker-directed” account:

And the amount of money we’re talking about here is less than $2700:

Which Rep. Price did disclose:

It also seems that CNN”s timeline is wrong and that Price was working on this legislation long before the stock purchase in question:

Over to you, CNN:

Carmichael went on to vouch for Price’s character, calling him “as far from corrupt as you can be”:

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